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Alan Burnett
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LOL With Auntie Annie
STANDING AROUND 12 For once I know who is standing and where she is standing, and, I suspect, I can make a fair guess as to the "when". It is Annie Moore - my Auntie Annie - and the photograph was taken in the back garden of her house in Carbottom Road, Bra...

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Sepia Saturday 381 : Nuggets And Grains And Royal Enfields
Think of it as being a bit like a gold rush. When gold is first discovered it is a frantic, wild affair; everyone piles in and starts digging, and you pull out nuggets the size of turnips and you become blasé. And then you begin to work through your stake a...

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The Girl At Number 24
STANDING AROUND 11 I am sure I know this girl. Bright, confident smile, a girl at home in her surroundings, framed by railings that owe more to design than function. It's the girl at Number 24.

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1601 Old Lane Is An Old Lane
Old Lane, Halifax (August 2017) Can a street name be more descriptive than this? So steep there has to be a hand-rail to help you up it, still covered in the stone sets of centuries past: Old Lane is an old lane.

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Where's Ramsbottom?
I found this old business card stuck at the end of one of Uncle Frank's photo albums. At first I was attracted by the claim " Including - The Washing Up Machine which Sterilisers all Utensils after Use ", which appears to be a somewhat bizarre tag-line for ...

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Sepia Saturday 381 : 19 August 2017
Our theme image this week shows a dispatch rider repairing a motor cycle in France during the Great War. The August 1915 photograph is part of the collection of the British Museum which is available on Flickr Commons . There are the usual generous collectio...

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